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Hill Country Estate - 12 Acres - View - Sunset Ridge Escape

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Main House with Covered porch overlooking the local valley and 'Mountains'

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wimberley house description

Enjoy the secluded privacy of this hill country estate on 12 acres, just 2.5 miles from the main square in Wimberley. Sit in a rocking chair on the covered front porch and enjoy a fantastic view of the local valley and mountains. Sunset Ridge Escape can accommodate your small or large group (up to 18 people.)

The property is over 12 acres of secluded hill country beauty, with the buildings, decks, and outdoor living areas all arranged along the higher elevations to provide for the panoramic views. Enjoy leisurely walks along the Crushed granite walkways on the property.

The Main House of Sunset Ridge Escape is a Hill Country Masterpiece with Limestone accents and a metal roof. There are two large bedrooms up, sharing one full bath, with the master bedroom and bath downstairs. The house is set up to accommodate entertaining, with an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining room, and living room. The Living room has a wood burning fireplace with a limestone hearth. The dining room has a 8’ farm table that will seat 10 easily. There is a sun room on the back of the house, just perfect for your morning coffee.

The Casita (Little House )is just offset behind the main house and has a large Game room with pool table, wet bar, couch, chairs,TV with DVD, and stereo. It has large glass doors and windows to take advantage of the awesome view in front. There is a large master bedroom with a private bath with a large walk-in shower. There is a 2nd bedroom with large windows to enjoy the view. There is a full bath with a whirlpool tub, great for relaxing. There is a 40’ x 14’ rock patio out front, with a cover over the entire patio, and has ceiling fans for your comfort.

The Hot Tub is large enough for 8 people and sits on a rock patio next to the fire pit.

We have a swimming pool with a sport pool ( 4' to 5.5' to 4' ) and a separate lounge pool ( 12' to 18' deep ). We also have a full outdoor kitchen with rock structure, stainless steel gas grill, sink, and refrigerator.

There is an elevated deck off of the front porch of the Casita. The elevated level allows for panoramic views of the valley and local 'mountains', while you enjoy a glass of wine or Tea, or morning coffee.

The Observation Deck is a separate deck set back in the middle of the many Oak and Cedar trees that cover the property. It is a large deck (over 200 sq ft) and rises 10’ above the rock patio below. This deck offers additional seclusion and another opportunity to enjoy the panoramic views of the Wimberley area. The deck above is sealed and provides a dry cover for the area below, which has tables, chairs, and a BBQ pit for more outdoor living areas.

The Gazebo is a covered patio in the back yard. There is a BBQ pit, small fire pit, ceiling fan, lights, chairs and table. All to enjoy a relaxed area to cook, or just sit, outdoors.

The Fire Pit area is a large rock patio next to the Casita and near the Observation Deck. There is a sunken fire pit with a raised rock wall, and there are comfortable chairs to allow your group to socialize, while they enjoy the warmth of the fire and the brilliance of the stars in the night sky. There is also a rock sidewalk leading to the Observation deck and driveway.

The Creek side Fire Pit is an inviting area under the shade of large Oak trees and next to a seasonal creek. Follow the crushed granite walkway from the house down to this inviting area with a fire pit. A great place to have a picnic or let the kids explore.

Sleeping Arrangements-
Main House:
• Bedroom #1 (Master Downstairs) – King Bed
• Bedroom #2 (Upstairs) – Queen bed, Twin size mattress on Daybed, Trundle bed with Twin Mattress.
• Bedroom #3 (Upstairs) – Queen bed, Twin size mattress on Daybed, Trundle bed with Twin Mattress.
• Living Room – Fold out couch with Queen Mattress

Casita:
• Bedroom #4 (Master Suite) – Queen Bed
• Bedroom #5 – Queen Bed
• Game Room – Fold out couch with Queen Mattress

2014 Pricing:

Off Season: Jan, Feb, Mar( 25-31 ), Apr, Sept, Oct, Nov, and Dec
• $500/nt for 1st 6 guests for Thurs, Fri, and Sat nights
• $400/nt for 1st 6 guests for Sun, Mon, Tues, and Wed nights
• Two night Minimum, except holidays, which are three night minimum
• Holidays at $700/nt for up to the first 12 guests
• Additional guests at $25/nt
• 6% tax on the total
• The Casita is always included at no charge with your rental.
• Holidays are New Years, Good Friday, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Season ( Dec 22 – Jan 2 )

High Season: Mar ( 1-25 ) May, June, July, and August
• $600/nt for up to the first 8 guests
• Two night Minimum, except holidays, which are three night minimum
• Holidays at $700/nt for up to the first 12 guests
• Additional guests at $25/nt
• 6% tax on the total
• The Casita is always included at No Charge with your rental
• Holidays are Memorial day, and July 4th


Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Refrigerator

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Elevated Observation Deck to view the local Mountain and valley, Large rock patio with cover, Fire Pit and patio, a second fire pit next to seasonal creek, Deer Feeder to attract local deer, 12 acres provide for great privacy, Only 2.5 miles from downtown Wimberley, Only 25 minutes from Outlet Malls, Fantastic Views of Wimberley Valley and local Mountains...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player
                  • Pool Table
                  • Stereo

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Free local and USA long distance...moreless

                  • Computer Available
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Swimming Pool with separate Lounge Pool....moreless

                  • Jetted Tub
                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Great view of Wimberley Valley and Paradise Mountain...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Museums
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Racquetball
                      • Hiking
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Fishing
                      • Spelunking
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Sailing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Rafting
                      • Hunting
                      • Parasailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                      • Groceries
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Zoo
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Antiquing
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Sledding
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shuffleboard
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off Season
                      Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $400 $500
                      Thu, Fri, Sat

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $700

                      Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Christmas Holiday
                      Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $700

                      Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Christmas Season
                      Dec 27 - Dec 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $700

                      Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      New Years Holiday
                      Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $700

                      Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      Please note that Holidays are extra and 3 night minimum. Off season dates fall between Jan - March, April. Spring break will be considered high season rate. High Season starts May1 till Sept 2nd. Memorial Day, 4th July, Labor Day or holidays during high season. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter are holidays during off season. Please check rates under description of property.


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                      Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin
                      250 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Boliver
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Austin
                      225 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Galveston
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Several bars in downtown wimberley
                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Canyon Lake
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      In Wimberley
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Many places in Downtown Wimberley

                      Car: Necessary

                      We are 2 miles from Wimberley Square. Trades Day is a great outing. 3 minute walk to public access on the Blanco River with great water! This property is on 12 private acres, with a great pool area, and many guests never leave the property.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: Phil and Peggy Collins bought this property in late 2007. We owned one other rental property on the river, but we really wanted to own a view property, and this property was an absolute perfect fit for what we were looking for. Peggy and I had a great time remodeling and decorating this property, and we made this nice so that we would enjoy it. The picture is of Peggy and I in Shanghia, taken in April 2009. Thanks for enjoying Sunset Ridge Escape as much as we do!

                      Why the Owner Chose Wimberley:
                      Peggy and I really love the Flite Acres area of Wimberley and really enjoy being a part of the community. When we saw this house, and the property, and the VIEW, we fell in love with it. We did very little to the house, other than decorate, but we did a complete re-do when we put in the Casita with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a gameroom, wet bar, and a huge covered rock patio with a great view of the valley. We also added the fire pit, hot tub, the elevated observation deck, swimming pool, 1500 square feet of rock patios, a lounge pool, landscaping, and a full outdoor kitchen. Besides that, we didn't do anything!!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      You can see the guest comments and the write up on the house. One thing that does not come out very clear is the proximity to the Blanco River. It is a 3 minute walk from the front gate to public access to some of the best water that the Blanco has to offer. There is a small dam, so you can take your float and just lay back on one side, or go below the dam and let the kids play in the shallow water and have a great time. Our property offers great amenities, and a fabulous view, and a short walk gives you outstanding public access to the Blanco River.


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                      Photos

                      • Main House with Covered porch overlooking the local valley and 'Mountains'

                        Main House with Covered porch overlooking the local valley and 'Mountains'

                      • Swimming Pool with separate Lounge pool 12' to 18', with Fabulous Rock Decking

                        Swimming Pool with separate Lounge pool 12' to 18', with Fabulous Rock Decking

                      • 8' Farm Table seats 10+, with a great Sun-room in back for your morning coffee

                        8' Farm Table seats 10+, with a great Sun-room in back for your morning coffee

                      • Master Bedroom with Rustic King Bed, with a great view of the West

                        Master Bedroom with Rustic King Bed, with a great view of the West

                      • Bedroom #2 with Rustic Log Queen bed, Daybed with Twin, and Trundle with Twin

                        Bedroom #2 with Rustic Log Queen bed, Daybed with Twin, and Trundle with Twin

                      • Casita with Covered Porch, gameroom with 8' pool table, 2 bedrooms & 2 Baths

                        Casita with Covered Porch, gameroom with 8' pool table, 2 bedrooms & 2 Baths

                      • While not on the river, it's only a 5 minute walk to public access on the Blanc0

                        While not on the river, it's only a 5 minute walk to public access on the Blanc0

                      • Rock Patio connecting the Fire Pit, Hot Tub, and Observation Deck

                        Rock Patio connecting the Fire Pit, Hot Tub, and Observation Deck

                      • Nice Upper deck at Casita, great for sun bathing and watching stars.

                        Nice Upper deck at Casita, great for sun bathing and watching stars.

                      • This photo is taken from the elevated observation deck.

                        This photo is taken from the elevated observation deck.

                      • Landscaping next to main house.

                        Landscaping next to main house.

                      • Relax and enjoy the pool, grill some steaks at the outdoor kitchen.

                        Relax and enjoy the pool, grill some steaks at the outdoor kitchen.

                      • One of the many sunsets that your group will enjoy from every porch & patio

                        One of the many sunsets that your group will enjoy from every porch & patio

                      • Large Kitchen, with everything you need to entertain your Large Group or Family

                        Large Kitchen, with everything you need to entertain your Large Group or Family

                      • Comfortable Living room with Fireplace, HDTV, DVD, Stereo, and open to kitchen

                        Comfortable Living room with Fireplace, HDTV, DVD, Stereo, and open to kitchen

                      • An example of the views you will have from all the indoor/outdoor living areas

                        An example of the views you will have from all the indoor/outdoor living areas

                      • Bedroom # 3 with Rustic Queen Bed, Daybed with twin, trundle with twin

                        Bedroom # 3 with Rustic Queen Bed, Daybed with twin, trundle with twin

                      • Master Bath with Double sink, large walk-in shower with glass block window

                        Master Bath with Double sink, large walk-in shower with glass block window

                      • Master Bedroom in Casita with private bath, huge walk-in shower, great bed

                        Master Bedroom in Casita with private bath, huge walk-in shower, great bed

                      • Game Room with 8' Pool Table, Wet Bar, Stereo, Double French Doors to Deck

                        Game Room with 8' Pool Table, Wet Bar, Stereo, Double French Doors to Deck

                      • Looking over the valley towards Paradise Mountain.

                        Looking over the valley towards Paradise Mountain.

                      • Hot tub and Fire Pit with Casita in the back ground.  Casita with two decks.

                        Hot tub and Fire Pit with Casita in the back ground. Casita with two decks.

                      • Elevated lounge pool is great for the little ones.  It is 12' to 18' deep

                        Elevated lounge pool is great for the little ones. It is 12' to 18' deep

                      • Great pool.  Full outdoor kitchen with Gas grill.  Elevated observation deck.

                        Great pool. Full outdoor kitchen with Gas grill. Elevated observation deck.

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, September 13, 2014

                      $400 - $700 per night (USD)
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                      5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

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                      Hill Country Estate - 12 Acres - View - Sunset Ridge Escape

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